To see a brief summary of our BA Management and Leadership programme, click here.
Management is a broad concept. It encapsulates multiple fields and can apply to people, processes and systems! So what exactly will you learn in a CUC Online Management and Leadership degree? Below, we’ll be exploring some of the topics in the course and discussing how they can help you become a better manager.
The BA Management and Leadership course is a comprehensive programme where you will learn a broad spectrum of academic theory and vocational skills – from how to lead people and change, to key concepts in marketing and finance.
Investigating the distinction between management and leadership and evaluating the effectiveness of multiple styles of leadership. Sessions will also consider maintaining and delivering leadership across multiple formats, including face-to-face, virtually and across teams or to individuals. Change management will also be focused on in this BA Management and Leadership course, allowing students to investigate ways they would encourage innovation and team working through organisation or economic change.
The organisational environment
The course will cover a number of organisational environments, varying from small/medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to larger, multinational corporations. This includes topics such as organisational strategies, environment analysis and organisational culture.
Information management and decision making
The cornerstone of successful management, students will look at the development, management and exploitation of information systems and their impact upon organisations. They will also look at communication and information technology, including the comprehension and use of relevant communication and information technologies for application in business and management. Topics will also include decision making, including ethics in decision making, biases and impacts.
Operations and project management
Discover or hone the skills needed to plan projects with a prospective, dynamic approach. Use case studies and scenarios to practice the dynamics of project management and learn how to organise people, resources and suppliers to meet deadlines along the project timeline.
The descriptions of the topics above are summaries and therefore not exhaustive.
Other topics covered on the course include:
- Leading and managing people
- Change and project leadership
- Finance in management and leadership
- Organisational development and Strategic leadership
- Business projects
If you are interested in studying these topics and wish to further or begin your management career, our online BA Management and Leadership degree is designed to fit around your work and life commitments. You can view the course here, contact our recruitment advisors by phone (08081 789 636) or fill in our online enquiry form to receive more information.